Joseph Anthony Zziwa, the Bishop of Kiyinda-Matyana diocese and Chairperson of the Uganda Episcopal Conference, is concerned that the new curriculum intends to relegate the teaching of ‘Latin’, which has a central position in the Catholic Church.
The long time serving clergy with the title of ecclesiastical dignity- Monsgnor Kimbowa was mourned by Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala and other members of the episcopal conference who praised him for having taught and mentored priests in the country.
Monsignor John Baptist Kauta, the Secretary-General of the Uganda episcopal conference, which brings together all the bishops in the country told the requiem mass at St Charles Lwanga Catholic Church, Ntinda on Monday that Kagugube was instrumental at the time when many banks were collapsing either because of poor corporate governance or due to failure to align their businesses with the local needs.
The late Bishop Ssentongo who died at 83, at Nsambya Hospital in Kampala was ordained a priest in December 1963, and later appointed and consecrated Bishop in March 1989. After serving as Bishop of Moroto Diocese for 22 years and clocking the mandatory age of active service, he was eventually retired in 2014.
The Ministry of Education and Sports Permanent Secretary, Alex Kakooza has said they will re-engage stakeholders in the implementation of sexuality education framework. The framework has been rejected by the Roman Catholic Church bishops.
The Catholic Bishops of Uganda have issued a joint statement confirming the excommunication of controversial priest, Father Jacinto Kibuuka. The November 10, 2016 statement issued by the Uganda Episcopal Conference comes almost two weeks after Father Kibuuka, who was suspended in July this year, ordained priests at Namagogo in Mubende town.